The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the recipients of the 2020 RTDNA National and Regional  Edward R. Murrow Awards.
  Six Michigan broadcasters were honored for their excellence this year.  Michigan Radio (Ann Arbor) received five awards, including one national award this year.

The RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.  Find the complete list of winners here.

Michigan Winners:


NATIONAL AWARDS

Category: Large Market Radio

Hard News
Exposed to lead in infancy, now Flint’s youngest students face challenges in school
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI


REGIONAL AWARDS

Category: Small Market Radio

Feature Reporting
Kalamazoo Plank Road Was A Boon To Travelers, But A Bumpy Road For Investors
WMUK-FM/Kalamazoo


Category: Small Market Television

Excellence in Innovation
The Safety Day Giveaway
WLNS-TV/Lansing

Feature Reporting
Love, Loss, and the Gift of Life
WLNS-TV/Lansing


Category: Large Market Radio

Feature Reporting
Would You Rent a Stray Dog From the City of Detroit?
WDET-FM/Detroit

Category: Large Market Radio (Continued)

Hard News
Exposed to lead in infancy, now Flint’s youngest students face challenges in school
Michigan Radio/Ann Arbor

Multimedia
Life on the Inside
Michigan Radio/Ann Arbor

News Documentary
Life on the Inside
Michigan Radio/Ann Abor

News Series
Climate Change series
Michigan Radio/Ann Arbor


Category: Large Market Television

News Series
Origin of Oz
WZZM-TV/Grand Rapids

 

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